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Holy Rood

Catholic Primary School

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Roles and Duties

Aims of the Chaplaincy team:

  • Deepen prayer - we will try to help everyone become closer to God
  • Enable communion - we will try our best to ensure everyone feels part of the school and church community and know that God loves and cares for them.
  • Strengthen mission - we will make sure we will help others especially those not as fortunate as us and we will show others what it means to be a person of faith. 


Role of the Chaplaincy team:

  • Helping the school to be a community of faith.
  • Encouraging the pupils to remember their faith in daily living.
  • Developing good relationships within and beyond the school community.
  • Planning and leading key stage/whole school collective worship.
  • Assisting in the organisation of school masses and liturgies.
  • Promoting the spiritual life of the school.
  • Helping plan and lead charity events.
  • To continue to develop strong links with the Parish.
  • To support the school in its Mission Statement.


Duties include:

  • Helping to plan and lead assemblies and Masses.
  • Supporting their peers with the planning and delivery of Prayer and Liturgy.
  • Lead lunchtime prayer opportunities throughout the year eg: Rosary and Stations of the Cross.
  • Ensuring that Class prayer areas are tidy and reflect the season.
  • Organising fund raising for charity.
  • Working alongside the Parish Priest to organise and plan key events linked to the liturgical calendar.